SHIPS OF THE SPACE PATROL
Welcome to the Space
Patrol spacecraft page with plans and information on the "Ships of the Line".
This page will provide information and research on these protectors of the Galaxy
and will be a springboard for more research. So Stand by .... and enjoy.
Workshop Jack's model work will be present here. Starting with the
restoration of the Terra V model used on the Space Patrol TV show.
of the Terra V model. Restoration of the model was a labor of love by
Jack. See highlights of the model in its transformation to its original condition.
Spacecraft Vol. MLII
Specifications of the Terra V as complied by Cadet Jack McKirgan
Terra V layout & Drawings:
Cadet Jack McKirgan has done a great deal of research and has provided some excellent
material for fellow cadets. The following layouts and drawings were developed
from his research.
famous "Traveling" Space Patrol Rocket from Ralston. Rumors are there were two
rockets.. a traveling rocket and the "contest" rocket. This section will try to
bring together as much information about the rocket and where it may be now. Please
direct any questions or information for this page to the Academy.
# 32756-1 Plan, Front and Rear Views
# 32756-2 Exterior, Port Side, Starboard Similar
# 32756-3 Ventral View
# 32756-4 Interior, Cutaway from Port Side
PLANET X contest - A contest to end all contest with a 10,000 pound
Rocket Club House as the grand prize. There were more prizes than the rocket.
See if you remember them.
Rocket - Newsreel footage of the Contest Rocket. Introduction and first
page of a series of pages with restored pictures from the Newsreel. Cadets Bob
Ekman and Chris Rasmussen are documenting the contest from a 16 mm print. Slow
but rewarding work.
Ralston Rocket Pictures Pictures of the "Traveling" Ralston Rocket.
Rocket letters- Emails, letters, rumors, questions on the whereabouts of the
Space Cadet visits Gent, New York June 1985.
Rick DeMeis visited the Ralston Rocket during the summer of 1985 and provides
an excellent tour, including some INTERIOR shots of the Rocket.
Dale Ames - Summer 1985 - Gent, NY - A visit
to the last known site of the Ricky Walker Ralston Giveaway Rocket.
Ward Dean - Illinois 1979 - Pictures provided
by Rich Gronquist of the Ralston Rocket and Dr. Ward Dean.
Donald Schrickel - Toledo Ohio - 1954 - Kroger
Food Store in the COLONY SHOPPING CENTER.
The advertising people knew a good thing when they saw it. Additional traveling
rockets have been reported to the Academy. Are there others to be found?
Rocky Jones Silvercup Rocket - Doug Souter
has spotted and is working on the restoration of one of the last Traveling
Rockets of the Space Opera TV shows.
Herb Deeks- Prescott, Arizona Dec 1994. Pictures
provided by Herb Deeks via Jack McKirgan.
Prescott Rocket in California,1980's. Cadet
Jerry Cook sends in 1980 pictures of the Prescott Rocket before it's trip
The Blakely Rocket - Cadet Bob Eisenhauer
has found another "Traveling" Rocket from the 1950's. Bob toured both the
Blakely Rocket and the Ralston Rocket.
The Kraft Rocket Giveaway.
An advertisement from the 1950's. Anyone have photos of this one?
Plan of the Ralston Rocket as it appeared in a 1950's TV guide article.
Plan of The Ralston Rocket - Caution these
are TOP SECRET plans.
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